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This project shows you how to build a device that tracks GPS location, sends data via a Skywire cellular connection to the cloud, and plots the GPS coordinates on a cloud connected trail map that is accessible from any computer or smart-phone in the world.

Step 1: Collect the hardware

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This is a list of all the material used in the project:
List of material (all of which is available at Digikey.com)
Part Number ------------- Description
NL-SW-EVDO-V ------- Skywire Cellular modem from NimbeLink
NL-SWAK --------------- Skywire Arduino kit from NimbeLink
MA301.A.AB.001 ------- Magnet Mount Cellular & GPS antenna from Taoglas
CAB.011 ----------------- Two SMA to U.FL cables from Taoglas
A000057 ----------------- Arduino Leonardo Board
102-1092-BL-00100 ---- USB A to Micro B cable
 
maria.gieroba4 months ago

Hey ! Can you send me arduino code, because link is broken. m.m.gieroba@gmail.com Thank you very much ! :)

This would be really neat to have when I go on long motorcycle trips, I could show my wife where I am. Nice work!

aayoush6661 year ago

hello. i stay in india.

will it work in india coz the cellular network device is from the US service provider.

THanks!

KurtDiver (author)  aayoush6661 year ago
This specific setup will only work in regions that have Verizon Wireless Cellular coverage which is mostly the USA. Sorry.